Vote on Mountain bike chairlift question

A community group hoping to have a chair lift built on a Borders mountain biking route will find out if they have enough local support for the project.

A ballot has taken place among residents of Innerleithen, Walkerburn, Cardrona, Traquair and The Glen, over proposed plans to build an uplift in Traquair forest.

Community group AIMUp need half of the 4100 residents to vote in order to secure a lease of the landThe results of the ballot will be clear by Friday afternoon.AIMUp chairman Ian Campbell says:

"This is a great chance for this community to say yes to a proposal that would bring jobs, visitors and an economic boost to the Tweed Valley".

– Ian Campbel, AIMUp Chairman

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Mountain bike chairlift vote

A community group hoping to have a chair lift built on a Scottish Borders mountain biking route will find out if they have enough local support for the project.